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CSPAN
Jul 7, 2011 12:00pm EDT
they weren't going to pay their taxes? of course they'd be in big trouble. and the senate is not in trouble but the country is in trouble because the senate is not doing its job and neither the house nor the senate did its job in the last congress for the first time ever and that's how we go into three years since we had a work document that we should have to work with. and what do we do this week? the disappointment to all three of us is we said we wanted to stay this week and deal with these issues. we started out trying to deal with the libya resolution which apparently wasn't important enough to deal with last thursday when we were going to take a week to work in our states. and then when people on the republican side said we really think we ought to be debating the reason we were supposed to stay, we still don't do that. we have this amendment -- i think it was supposed to be and is a sense of the senate that millionaires aren't paying enough taxes. now, we all understand -- we all understand the politics of that, just like we understand the politics of no accelerating depreciation for
CSPAN
Jul 22, 2011 6:00am EDT
is interested in turning the sanaa big we are not able to confirm that one way or another but obviously whatever he does lose large in the political calculations of everyone on the ground in yemen right now. we strongly believe that a transition is necessary, that an orderly peaceful transition is the only way to begin to lead yemen out of the crisis that it has been in for the last few months. we are strongly supportive as i said of the gcc initiative. we believe this is one way within the framework of the existing yemeni constitution that not only leads to elections, but also allows the opposition, the public, the protesters, also have the police in yemen's future. so we continue to strongly urge president saleh to sign and implement the agreement. in terms of the governance of yemen, the acting president under the terms of constitution is the vice president, hadi. he is a southerner who has been rather retiring in the past. he appears to be willing to sort of step up to the plate and begin to make the hard decisions that a president, even in income or acted president of yemen must be. he has
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